The first legs of the Eastern and Western Conference finals produced a pair of surprising results as Columbus and Portland came out on top at home in their respective games. Columbus used the fastest goal in MLS postseason history to jump on top of the New York Red Bulls. Show More Summary
The Portland Timbers established themselves as the favorites to be the Western Conference representative at the MLS Cup with a 3-1 win over FC Dallas on Sunday at Providence Park. The Timbers jumped into the driver's seat of the match...Show More Summary
The dismissal of head coach Kevin McHale may have unexpectedly opened a can of worms for the Houston Rockets. Fresh off a winning season that saw them advance all the way to the Western Conference Finals, the Rockets were in prime position to build upon last season’s success. Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets made the decision to fire coach Kevin McHale on Wednesday after the team stumbled to a 4-7 start following a trip to the 2015 Western Conference Finals. McHale's wife, Lynn, understandably wasn't too pleased with the team's decision. Show More Summary
Rockets coach Kevin McHale led his team to the Western Conference Finals last season, only to be fired this season after a 4-7 start.
The Houston Rockets got all the way to the Western Conference finals last season, and they were picked by some to possibly go even further this season. Instead, the team has stumbled to a 4-7 start, and on Wednesday, it fired Coach Kevin McHale. [Rockets fire Kevin McHale amid awful start but bigger issues linger] However, […]
It was May 19. That was last time it felt like Kevin McHale was on a real high as the Houston Rockets' coach. The Western Conference Finals had yet to begin, and the concept of firing the coach they'd given a three-year contract extension...Show More Summary
After making it all the way to the Western Conference Finals last season, the Houston Rockets (4-7) have gotten off to a slow start this season, and it has cost head coach Kevin McHale his job. Hate to break it to you, Rockets fans,Show More Summary
McHale was in his fifth season with Houston and was coming off a 56-26 season where the Rockets reached the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been one of the surprise teams of the early 2015-16 NBA season, and not for the right reasons. At 3-5, currently in 12th place in the Western Conference, the Grizzlies have gotten off to a far slower start than anyone anticipated. Show More Summary
The Kings discussed the principles they'd have to follow Monday against the Chicago Blackhawks, a team they know well from encounters in the Western Conference finals in 2013 and 2014 and from alternating possession of the Stanley Cup with them every June since the Kings triumphed in 2012. Play...
James Harden started to hang out with Khloe Kardashian in early July. The couple grew serious this summer, after Harden led the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference Finals and finished second in league MVP voting. And now? Following...Show More Summary
As the late Yogi Berra used to say, it's deja vu all over again. Friday night, the Houston Rockets had a chance to exorcise their demons after falling to the Golden State Warriors in last year's Western Conference Finals. James Harden...Show More Summary
Stephen Curry scored 25 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 112-92 on Friday night in a rematch of the Western Conference finals.
Friday night's slate is packed with incredible matchups. LeBron James faces his former team from Miami in the undercard, while the Rockets and Warriors partake in the Western Conference Finals rematch in the main event. You probablyShow More Summary
The Clippers will play their regular-season opener against the Kings at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Sacramento. Last season, the Clippers nearly made the Western Conference finals for the first time in their then-45-year franchise history. After eliminating the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the...
It's not a stretch to say that six teams believe they can represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. Of course the defending champion Golden State Warriors aren't ready to give up their throne. But they will be challenged by San Antonio, the Clippers, Oklahoma City, Houston and Memphis....
The Galaxy enters the final day of Major League Soccer's regular season second in the Western Conference. But it needs a victory Sunday at Sporting Kansas City to stay there and secure a bye into the conference's playoff semifinals. Teams finishing third through sixth in the table face an elimination-round...
And then there was one. It took the Anaheim Ducks five games, but last year's Western Conference points leader finally has a win in the 2015-16 season. Four different goal scorers lifted the Ducks over the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Sunday evening...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets reached the Western Conference finals last year for the first time since 1997 despite injuries to several key players.